Georgia Forestry Commission

The Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) is a dynamic state agency with the mission of providing leadership, service, and education in the protection and conservation of Georgia's forest resources. The Commission's vision is to achieve healthy, sustainable forests providing clean air, clean water, and abundant products for future generations.

The Commission's central office is located in Dry Branch, Georgia, south of Macon. District and County offices are located throughout the state. The Director of the GFC is known as the State Forester.

Commission professionals provide a wide variety of services including fire detection, issuing burn permits, wildfire suppression and prevention services, emergency and incident command system expertise, rural fire department assistance, forest management assistance to landowners and communities, the marketing and utilization of forest resources and nature services, and growing and selling quality tree seedlings for planting.


Contact Georgia Forestry Commission

Contact Georgia Forestry Commission

Kassie Keck
5645 Riggins Mill Road
Dry Branch, Georgia  31020
Phone: 478-751-3500
Toll Free: 1-800-428-7337
Fax: 478-751-3465


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Georgia

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Pine Mountain Georgia
The Ida Cason Callaway Foundation Preserve adjoins Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park with rare Montane Longleaf Pine. A conservation easement was sold to the State to maintain this land in forest use.